Supply of Office Furniture Greater Manchester and North West

Supply of Office Furniture Greater Manchester and North West

framework covering the supply of Office Furniture, Seating and Metal Storage, for an initial period of 3 years, with the potential for this to be extended for a further period of up to two years at the sole discretion of the Council.

United Kingdom-Stretford: Furniture (incl. office furniture), furnishings, domestic appliances (excl. lighting) and cleaning products

2014/S 158-284047

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Trafford Council on behalf of the Member and Associate Members of AGMA, (AGMA Members: Bolton Council; Bury Council; Manchester CC; Oldham Council; Rochdale MBC; Salford CC; Stockport MBC; Tameside MBC; Trafford Council; Wigan Council, AGMA Associate Members: Blackburn with Darwen BC; Blackpool Council; Cheshire East Council; Warrington BC; Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Authority; Transport for Greater Manchester; Greater Manchester Police Authority; Greater Manchester Waste Disposal Authority
STaR Shared Procurement Service, 1st Floor, Trafford Town Hall
M32 0TH Stretford
UNITED KINGDOM

Further information can be obtained from: Trafford Council
Further information can be located via the e-tendering tool “The Chest” – https://www.the-chest.org.uk.
Contact point(s): https://www.the-chest.org.uk
UNITED KINGDOM

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Trafford Council
Specifications and additional documents can be located via the e-tendering tool “The Chest” – https://www.the-chest.org.uk.
Contact point(s): https://www.the-chest.org.uk
M32 OTH Stretford
UNITED KINGDOM

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Trafford Council
Request to participate can be located via the e-tendering tool “The Chest” – https://www.the-chest.org.uk.

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Office furniture, desking, office seating, metal storage & filing cabinets.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Supplies
Purchase
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Within the Greater Manchester region and surrounding locations.

NUTS code UKD

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in months: 36

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 5 441 420 and 10 000 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

It is the intention of the STaR Procurement Service on behalf of the member authorities of AGMA, (AGMA Members: Bolton Council; Bury Council; Manchester CC; Oldham Council; Rochdale MBC; Salford CC; Stockport MBC; Tameside MBC; Trafford Council; Wigan Council. AGMA Associate Members: Blackburn with Darwen BC; Blackpool Council; Cheshire East Council; Warrington BC; Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Authority; Transport for Greater Manchester; Greater Manchester Police Authority; Greater Manchester Waste Disposal Authority), to let a framework covering the supply of Office Furniture, Seating and Metal Storage, for an initial period of 3 years, with the potential for this to be extended for a further period of up to two years at the sole discretion of the Council.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

39000000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.8)Lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Any supplier may be disqualified who:
(a) is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order compulsory winding up the administration by the court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations;
(c) has been convicted by a judgment which has the force of res judicata in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;
(d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contract authorities can demonstrate;
(e) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this Section or has not supplied such information;
(h) has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organization, as defined in Article 2(1) of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA;
(i) has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26 May 1972 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3 respectively;
(j)has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities;
(k) has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10 June 1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (a) appropriate statements from banks or, where appropriate, evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance;
(b) the presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established;
(c) a statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate , of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last three financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information of these turnovers is available.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(b) a list of the principal deliveries effected or the main services provided in the past three years, with the sums, dates and recipients, whether public or private, involved. Evidence of delivery and services provided shall be given: – where the recipient was a contracting authority, in the form of certificates issues or countersigned by the competent authority, – where the recipient was a private purchaser, by the purchaser’s certification or, failing this, simply by a declaration by the economic operator;
(c) an indication of the technicians or technical bodies involved, whether or not belonging directly to the economic operator’s undertaking, especially those responsible for quality control and, in the case of public works contracts, those upon whom the contractor can call in order to carry out the work;
(e) where the products or services to be supplied are complex or, exceptionally, are required for a special purpose, a check carried out by the contracting authorities or on their behalf by a competent official body of the country in which the supplier or service provider is established, subject to that body’s agreement, on the production capabilities of the supplier or the technical capacity of the service provider and, if necessary, on the means of study and research which are available to it and the quality control measures it will operate;
(f) the educational and professional qualifications of the service provider or contractor and/or those of the undertaking’s managerial staff and, in particular, those of the person or persons responsible for providing the services or managing the work;
(j) an indication of the proportion of the contract which the services provider intends possibly to subcontract;
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

C095
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

15.9.2014 – 10:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

PQQ submissions must be sent via the e-tendering tool “The Chest” – https://www.the-chest.org.uk. Any questions must be addressed tohttps://www.the-chest.org.uk using the question and answer facility.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

15.8.2014

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